Alexander Beetle D G C G i had a little beetle, so that beetle was his name C G D and i called him Alexander and he answered just the same G D G C G and i put him in a matchbox and i kept him all the day C G D G but nanny let my beetle out and beetle ran away D G C G she said she didn't mean it and i never said she did C G D she said she wanted matches and she just took off the lid G C G she said i mustn't worry and i really mustn't mind C G D that there's lots and lots of beetles thats she's certain we could find G C G said if we looked in all the places that a beetle might be near C G D and we made the kind of noises that a beetle likes to hear G D G C G then i heard a kind of something and i gave a sort of shout D G it was a beetle house and Alexander beetle coming out C G it was Alexander beetle i'm as certain as can be C G D and he had that kind of look as though he thought it might be me G D G C G and he had that kind of look as though he thought he ought to say C G D "i'm really very sorry that i tried to run away" G D G C G and nanny's very sorry too cause you know what she did C G D G and she's writing Alexander very blackly on the lid D G C G so nan and me are friends because it's difficult to catch C G D G D G C G an excited Alexander you've mistaken for a match One of the greatest singer/song-writers and the cutest song ever, play this song to your little ones, they'll love it. This is a rhythym version only. But if you can finger-pick like her you should be able to make the most of this. Comments, corrections and rating appreciated. Enjoy!